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Understanding the MapInfo Pro 17 "Getting Started" section of the Welcome screen

Products affected: MapInfo Pro™
MapInfo Pro 64-bit now displays a very helpful Welcome screen when started:

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There is an additional hidden page of extremely helpful links, displayed when hovering on the "Getting Started" section of the Welcome screen:

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These links are extremely helpful to all users and especially to users not familiar with MapInfo Pro.
UPDATED:  October 25, 2018